Collaboration between Ilios and Jason Kahn dates back to the 2002 Elektrograph festival, where they first performed together. Since then they've toured Switzerland in 2004 for the Domizil vs. Antifrost CD project and performed at the 2005 Ertz Festival in Spain.
"Astra" translates to "stars" in Greek; as does "Steloj," the title of their first CD, in Esperanto.
ILIOS has released numerous solo works in different formats and performed extensively in Europe, Japan and the Americas. Collaborations with various artists and production works for dance, theatre and films.
Jason Kahn has released solo and collaborative recordings on many labels, including Cut, Sirr, For4Ears, Brombron, Rossbin, Antifrost, Domizil, ATAK, Table of the Elements, Creative Source and Crouton.
He has also exhibited numerous sound installations in North and South America and Europe.